Category: The Church

Olive Harvest in Tuscany

and you, though a wild olive shoot, have been grafted in among the others and now share in the nourishing sap from the olive root, do not consider yourself to be superior to those other branches. If you do, consider this: You do not support the root, but the root supports you. – Romans 11 It’s…

Read more Olive Harvest in Tuscany

I love to tell the story

I often joke that my job description is – essentially – to sit around and contemplate. But it’s true; if you stick your head into my work-zone at any given moment you’ll likely see me staring into the mid-distance, leafing through a thesaurus, or paused with my hands a few inches over the keyboard as…

Read more I love to tell the story

Hope for the future Church…

And now, friends, we ask you to honor those leaders who work so hard for you, who have been given the responsibility of urging and guiding you along in your obedience. Overwhelm them with appreciation and love! – First Thessalonians 5 I have been involved in lots of ministry-related activity over the past couple of…

Read more Hope for the future Church…

The key words in “life” are vitality, transformation and adaptation (nostalgia = slow death)…

Then one of them said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.” Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him. Abraham and Sarah were already very old, and Sarah was past the age of childbearing. So Sarah laughed to herself…

Read more The key words in “life” are vitality, transformation and adaptation (nostalgia = slow death)…